February 27, 2018
On February 12, 2018, the President released his proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2019. The President’s Budget sets a tone for federal policy priorities for the coming year and signals certain changes that may later be embraced and advanced by Congress or various Executive Branch agencies. However, every policy change proposed would require further legislative or administrative action before it could become law.
Below, we summarize key takeaways from the budget, and insights on the direction the Administration might take on major health policy areas.